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Noun fate has 3 senses
- destiny, fate - an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
--1 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
--1 has particulars:
- Destiny, Fate - the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman); "we are helpless in the face of Destiny"
--2 is a kind of causal agent, cause, causal agency
--2 is a part of supernatural, occult
- fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion - your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
--3 is a kind of condition
--3 has particulars:
Verb fate has 1 sense
- destine, fate, doom, designate - decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
--1 is one way to ordain
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE